Ultra Music Festival 2012 | Party Report

2012.05.08 Tue

Chanting “Ultra” as they line up along Downtown Miami, the young people are attending the world’s largest festival UMF (Ultra Music Festival). The tickets, costing over $300 each, were sold out over 2 months ago, and the high demand for them led to them being resold at premium prices. 165,000 people attended the festival this year.

The organizers Ultra is the largest recording label for dance music, releasing music and producing hits by famous artistes such as Tiesto. 2 massive stages meet the eyes when you walk through the entrance.

Carl Cox & Friends’ stage Techno space.

UMF stage playing Electro House.

Through the slope in between, Kraftwerk on Live stage.

Moving along, there you’ll see this massive main stage covered by super flashy lights.

There were 4 more stages, which adds up to 8, what a gorgeous line up.

Skrillex won 3 Grammy awards this year.

Armin van Burren, a 4 consecutive winner of World DJ Ranking through 2007 and 2010.

Tiesto, topped 3 time World Dj Ranking through 2002 and 2004.

KASKADE also has good rumors in Japan.

Surprise guest appearance by Madonna on Day2.

Many record labels throw on parties during this season surrounded by world’s top DJs.
Because of this global annual music gathering, it attracts thousands of artists and music
industry delegates. They play an hour each, three days of partying.

Impressive staging along with good music.

Projected images and lightings on gigantic screen.

ticker tapes

Robot fires on stage.

Fireworks during the climax

Had to admit that this is the “land of entertaiment

Was pretty amazed by the smartphone app made solely for this festival.
Here’s what I’ve downloaded for myself.

Timetables of each stages appears by tapping on the dates.

You can create your own customized timetable with this. Keep yourself busy.

Here’s the location map.of each stages.

GroupMe keeps you’re conversation going with your friends, enables you to group chat within the app while it’s hard to talk in the crowd from the
massive sound.

The heat of club music continues to expand and there will be more Ultra Music Festival coming up this year in Brazil and South Korea.
How about a trip to South Korea during August 3-4?

UMF KOREA Offical website : http://www.umfkorea.com/

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